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Cornell Master of Public Health Program: Apply Now for Fall 2020

We are dedicated to training public health leaders who are inspired, developed, and deployed to ensure the health of people and the world in which we live. We want to change the world.

Personalize your MPH Degree

Concentrate your studies in Infectious Disease Epidemiology or Food Systems for Health, and receive 1:1 guidance from our public health faculty and research experts.

Farm to School brings local foods to students

Master of Public Health Program celebrates its inaugural cohort’s graduation

The First Step to Realize His Dream: Mr. Togo’s Decision to Earn a Public Health Degree

One University. One Public Health.

The nature of our ever-changing global community — including both people and animals within the environment — requires a comprehensive systems approach to public health to prevent disease, promote health, and improve the quality of life of the planet’s population as a whole. Cornell University is the country’s largest private Ivy League and federal land grant university and is comprised of 14 colleges and schools, in six locations throughout the world, with 1,648 faculty, 8,109 staff, 14,315 undergraduate, 5,265 graduate, and 2,324 professional students. A huge part of the research, work, and education that takes place across the university’s diverse body is in the realm of public health – including the health of humans, animals, the environment, and our planet as a whole.

Our Focus



Many Degree Options: Undergraduate, Masters & PhD Education in Public Health Fields


Faculty, Student and Staff Collaboration Across Colleges and Campuses


Research and Community Engagement for Impact: Locally and Globally